011 RR Corporate Sponsors of Open Source Software

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    • Ruby distributions
    • Why haven’t companies sponsored core Ruby
    • AT&T Interactive sponsoring Aaron Patterson’s work on Ruby & Rails
    • Engine Yard sponsors or sponsored Rubinius & JRuby & Rails
    • Company Benefits
      • Expertise of OSS developers
      • Attracting awesome employees
    • Developer Benefits
      • Work on their passions
      • Higher level of engagement
    • Possible Problems
      • Community can become dependent on corporate support
      • Can damage reputation
      • Can cause problems moving forward
    • Heroku hiring Matz
    • SQLite has several Sponsors
    • SQLite forces all code into the public domain
    • Corporate fork (Twitter forking Ruby Enterprise Edition)
    • Ruby Enterprise Edition forked from Ruby by Phusion
    • Matz Interview on Heroku
    • Better process
    • Corporate vs Community Kerfuffles
    • What should Ruby do with its new resources?
      • Web based VM performance features?
      • Ruby-spec